Humility or Pride does it matter?
|Where do we plan to walk in the days ahead? God's paths or the darkness of our own pride?|
- Pride, conceit, self-esteem, egotism, vanity, vainglory imply an unduly favorable idea of one's own appearance, advantages, achievements, etc., and often apply to offensive characteristics. Pride is a lofty and often arrogant assumption of superiority in some respect: Pride must have a fall. Conceit implies an exaggerated estimate of one's own abilities or attainments, together with pride: blinded by conceit. Self-esteem may imply an estimate of oneself that is higher than that held by others: a ridiculous self-esteem. Egotism implies an excessive preoccupation with oneself or with one's own concerns, usually but not always accompanied by pride or conceit: His egotism blinded him to others' difficulties. Vanity implies self-admiration and an excessive desire to be admired by others: His vanity was easily flattered. Vainglory, somewhat literary, implies an inordinate and therefore empty or unjustified pride: puffed up by vainglory. 5. boast.
|As this building made of rock has fell down so shall those who live in pride and self glory.|
|The lighthouse is a reminder that we are to be a light to the world. Not hidden in the dark. Reflecting the Love and ways of God not reflecting the ways of the world and darkness.Actually Darkness cannot reflect any light!|